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25 October, 2016
Events S&P Global Ratings Green Bond Evaluation Tool Live Webcast and Q&A

An opportunity to learn more about the new Green Bond Evaluation Tool with experts from S&P and Trucost.

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In The Media / 20 Oct 2016 Green bonds seen gaining interest and scale

Only about a third of investors are familiar with green bonds, but demand from long-term investors for the environmentally-friendly debt offerings is outstripping supply, panelists said at S&P Dow Jones Indices 5th Annual Global Fixed Income Forum in New York.

In the first of a series of articles for the Singapore Stock Exchange, Trucost looks at why companies should disclose information on environmental, social and governance issues and how they can ensure it meets the needs of investors.

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In The Media / 17 Oct 2016 The cost of plastic packaging

The growing use of plastic food packaging benefits consumers, but critics say industry isn’t doing enough to minimize the negative environmental impact.

In The Media / 10 Oct 2016 The potential of the Natural Capital Protocol to transform business models

The Natural Capital Coalition’s vision is a world “where business conserves and enhances natural capital”. In July the Coalition launched the Natural Capital Protocol which is mainly aimed at business users. It could potentially transform the way businesses operate because it comprehensively demonstrates how companies are dependent on a healthy environment.

In The Media / 06 Oct 2016 Plastic substitutes and other breakthroughs from 25 years of green chemistry

On the 25th birthday of green chemistry, we speak to some of the innovators leading the charge on a toxin-free future.

In The Media / 04 Oct 2016 Climate rain forecast for Indian banks’ parade

The bad-debt clouds have parted, and a ray of profit is shining through. Investors in Indian banks, forced to live with quarter after quarter of wealth destruction, are basking in the warmth of a 45 percent rally in the country’s Bankex Index over the past seven months.

In The Media / 04 Oct 2016 Valuing the Invaluable in Business

Putting an economic value on our natural environmental is difficult, both from an ethical and from a technical perspective. Nature is therefore often regarded as ‘priceless’.

In The Media / 04 Oct 2016 Acquisitions: S&P Dow Jones Indices & Trucost

S&P Dow Jones Indices has acquired a controlling stake in Trucost, which provides carbon and environmental data and risk analysis.

Trucost News / 03 Oct 2016 S&P Dow Jones Indices acquires Trucost

The acquisition will build on S&P's portfolio of environmental, social and governance solutions, enabling...

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In The Media / 03 Oct 2016 S&P Dow Jones boosts ESG data capabilities with Trucost acquisition

S&P Dow Jones Indices on Oct. 1 acquired a 98.13% stake in Trucost, a carbon and risk analysis provider, said Soogyung Jordan, S&P Dow Jones spokeswoman.

In The Media / 03 Oct 2016 S&P Dow Jones Indices acquires Trucost

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has acquired a controlling stake in Trucost, a provider of carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, through its subsidiary S&P Global Indices UK.